Letter – Joshua Straker to London Lead Company – 12 Dec 1791

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Dec 1791
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: London Lead Company
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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The Governor & Co for Smelting down Lead                             Newcastle  12th Decem 1791

                St Martins Lane London

Gentlemn	I am desired by Mr Blackett to send you the Demise of the Lead Mines that you purchased of Sir Thos Blackett, & to inform you that he has drawn a Bill on you, of this date, payable to the Order of Thos Coutts Esqr & Co at Ten days after sight for £315 being the amount of the purchase Money _ Please to advise Mr Blackett on your Reciept of the Demise for whom I am etc   J.S

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The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467